Jharkhand  /  Published 14.10.20

Special children paint the goddess

The online submission of painting, drawings, sketches began in the morning at around 9am and continued till 2pm. Judgement was carried out within two hours. “The basic objective of organizing t...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Arts  /  Published 26.07.20

Classics on canvas

Indore-based Vidita Singh comes from the family of the erstwhile royals of Barwani in Madhya Pradesh. Possibly the first artist in India to focus exclusively on cars, she is now a veteran of numerous ...
By Abhijit Mitra in

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

When catastrophe strikes, they paint

Cyclone Amphan has turned the lives of many in villages of East Midnapore upside down and when such catastrophe strikes, the response has always been the same: they paint. The patuas of East Midnapor...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.07.20

City artist's works bought by NRI

An Indian national settled in Johannesburg, South Africa has bought five paintings of artist Arjun Das, including a canvas of a rain-soaked Calcutta. “The buyer contacted me recently and purcha...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Persian names lost in translation

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

CM paints protest

Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday painted the face of a woman in fetters with tears rolling down her cheeks and “NO” written in her eyes to depict how citizens would be chained because of the Citizenship...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.19

Murals adorn Visva-Bharati walls

Students of Kala Bhavana have started painting pictures on two boundary walls of Visva-Bharati, which are dirty or cluttered with posters, ahead of the Basanta Utsav (festival of colour). The festival...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.18

Exhibition to kick off Kala Bhavana centenary joy

Kala Bhavana, Visva-Bharati’s fine arts department, will for the first time hold a large-scale exhibition of paintings and sculptures of its famous teachers and students since its inception 100 year...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan(WestBengal)

Arts  /  Published 18.05.19

Visit Barnes Foundation to relearn art

The inceptionBarnes is home to an unforgettable collection of impressionist, post-impressionist and early modernist paintings. It was created by just one man, a self-made man, who was born into a work...
By Mathures Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Paintings tell a story of protest and hope

Students, women who picked up a paintbrush after almost two decades and professional artists converged at Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening and expressed their fears, concerns and hopes through ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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